NALC have this evening published the following statement:
Further update on GDPR and Data Protection Bill
- Yesterday during the Report and remaining stages of the Data Protection Bill, MPs accepted the Government amendment to exempt all parish and town councils and parish meetings in England and community and town councils in Wales from the requirement to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) under... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018 18:58 by Jake Atkinson
Please find attached the remaining sections of our 12-step guide to GDPR compliance. This document is the work of our new Training and Advice Manager, Frances Webster, and is intended to take the ICO's 12 steps and turn them into practical guidance and support specifically for local councils. I'm sure you'll agree with me that it is an excellent piece of work which will assist member councils in understanding... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:31 by admin
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published, free for its members, a comprehensive toolkit to support local councils prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will take effect in the UK from 25 May 2018.
This toolkit provides a number of practical tools to assist local councils with GDPR compliance, in the form of an action plan checklist and a data audit questionnaire,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:59 by Jake Atkinson
Please see below two important briefings that LRALC have commissioned for our members.
The first one (LAIS 1403) relates to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). LRALC have spent much of the last few months highlighting this matter with member councils through parish liaison meetings, training, and other communications on the changes. As such most of you should already know that we are... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 29 Oct 2017 20:53 by Jake Atkinson
ALL parish and town councils fall within the scope of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ALL councils will need to take steps prior to the introduction of the new requirements in May 2018. See the link below for a handy "12 Steps To Take Now" briefing from the Information Commissioner's Office.
LRALC will be issuing further sector specific guidance shortly (a NALC briefing has already... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 19:24 by Jake Atkinson